It was a dull business seminar that brought you to Poughkeepsie, and now that it's over, you're looking forward to unwinding on the train with a good book. But when you take a seat next to a handsome stranger your mind starts to wander off the pages. Between the subtle touches and the stolen glances, you wonder how far this game will go.
Defending a flashy, big-time Houston lawyer who is accused of killing his wife, Dallas attorney Bino Phillips becomes involved with a sultry blues singer, a vindictive judge, and a hired killer with a cleanliness fetish. Before long Bino will uncover corruption and conspiracies perpetrated by those on both sides of the law. And with all the deals being made, Bino is left to sort it out on his own.